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-Auto racing
-Water recreation
-Strong employment trends


-Long commutes
-Growth and sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metro Area

On the map, Daytona Beach is a typical Florida East Coast city with a barrier island, wide beaches, and an inland town and residential area, known for its motor sports, beach racing, and the world-famous Daytona International Speedway. But this metro area starts with the name “Deltona”, one not familiar to many outside the state but actually the largest of the three cities in this metro area. Deltona is located some 25 miles inland along Interstate 4 about half way between Daytona and the booming metropolis of Orlando. Having incorporated in 1995, it serves mainly as a bedroom community for both Daytona and Orlando, with affordable housing, much of it in planned communities and developments, and a high percentage of permanent residents. It is not a tourist place, and in fact, seems to hide behind lakes and woods from touristy Orlando and from the coast.

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Quick Facts About DeLand

    The unemployment rate in DeLand is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. DeLand jobs have Increased by 1.58 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, DeLand's cost of living is 6.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, DeLand's population is 30,195 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 83.10 percent.
    Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in DeLand is $143,900. Home appreciation the last year has been -24.21 percent.
    DeLand public schools spend $8,565 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in DeLand.

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